Marc Lee, senior economist from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative, tells the utopian story of BC's energy policy 50 years in the future, alongside visuals by Ben Z Cooper and Vincent van Haaff. This video was taken as part of an intergenerational dialogue event series produced by Gen Why Media called Bring Your Boomers. Learn more here: http://genwhymedia.ca/
The tar sands come to Quebec: A community forum to build resistance and alternatives to tar sands pipelines
THE TAR SANDS COME TO QUEBEC: A community forum to build resistance and alternatives to tar sands pipelines
Join us for a day of workshops, a panel discussion, and collective strategizing to stop some of the world's richest oil companies from transporting dirty Alberta tar sands oil through Quebec. Hear from front-line activists from Indigenous communities and rural Quebec who have been fighting these destructive projects for years.
Speakers include Vanessay Gray from Aamjiwnaang First Nation, Heather Milton Lightening from Pasqua First Nation and the Indigenous Environmental Network, Eric Martin from IRIS, and Laurent Bussau from the Environmental Commitee of Dunham, Quebec.
The following speech was delivered by the President of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada (CEP) Dave Coles to "Confronting the Climate Crisis: Can Labor Help Shape an Effective Strategy?" at City University of New York.
The obvious answer to the question is yes and the voice of energy workers is a particularly important one to hear while talking about labour's role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As Canada's largest energy union, the CEP represents 35,000 members employed in oil and gas extraction, transportation, refining, and conversion in the petrochemical and plastics sectors.